James Beckstrom joins MAC




We are pleased to announce that James Beckstrom has  joined Marquis Aurbach Coffing. James Beckstrom concentrates his practice in litigation, real estate, real property and transactional.  James is a licensed member of both the Nevada State Bar and California State…

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Tom Stewart joins MAC




We are pleased to announce that Tom Stewart has  joined Marquis Aurbach Coffing. Tom Stewart concentrates his practice in appellate law and litigation.  Tom was a summer associate at MAC, and a judicial extern to now-Chief Judge Elizabeth Goff Gonzalez…

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Jordan Peel joins MAC




We are pleased to announce that Jordan Peel has  joined Marquis Aurbach Coffing. Jordan Peel concentrates his practice in estate planning, real estate and transactional.  Prior to joining Marquis Aurbach Coffing, Jordan was a partner in a local boutique law…

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Rachel Sloane Joins MAC




We are pleased to announce that Rachel Sloane has  joined Marquis Aurbach Coffing. Rachel Sloane concentrates her practice in estate planning, family law, litigation and probate.  Rachel was born and raised in Las Vegas, but left her hometown to attend…

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Ninth Circuit’s Decision in the Ed O’Bannon Case and the Curious Connection with Johnny Football




By: Jason M. Gerber At the end of September the Ninth Circuit issued a decision affirming in part a judgment in favor of Ed O’Bannon and his class members against the NCAA.  The Ninth Circuit holding will not tearing down…

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Opt-In Requirements under Article 8 of the UCC and Nevada Law




BY BEN AUTEN, ESQ. Introduction As discussed herein, Article 8 – Investment Securities (Article 8) of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) utilizes certain mechanisms by way of its provisions, which protect lenders in commercial loan transactions.   Interestingly, an ownership interest…

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NRS 40.455(1) and Deficiency Judgments




BY BEN AUTEN, ESQ. In March 2015, the Nevada Supreme Court (the “Court”) determined that, in fact, a receiver sale of real property is a foreclosure sale for purposes of NRS 40.455(1) of the Nevada Revised Statutes.  Moreover, the six…

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Material Adverse Effect: Notes and Practice Tips in Light of Recent Delaware Case Law




BY BEN AUTEN, ESQ. Late last year, the Delaware Court of Chancery (the “Court”) issued findings related to the concept of Material Adverse Effect (“MAE”) (also sometimes referred to as “Material Adverse Change”) that will inevitably affect the negotiation and…

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Equitable Dissolution of LLC in Nevada: A Possibility




By Ben Auten, Esq. Recently, the Delaware Court of Chancery determined that statutory dissolution under the Delaware Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) Act is not the sole and exclusive mechanism for seeking dissolution of an LLC formed under Delaware law.  Pursuant…

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Why DIY is a “Don’t” When Preparing a Deed




DIY — “do it yourself” — may be a good option for planting a garden or fixing a fence, but not when it comes to preparing a deed for your home or other real property. It is almost always considerably…

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